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outstand

[ out-stand ]
/ 藢a蕣t藞st忙nd /
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verb (used without object), out路stood, out路stand路ing.
to be prominent.
verb (used with object), out路stood, out路stand路ing.
to stay or remain beyond: to outstand the hour.
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Origin of outstand

First recorded in 1565鈥75; out- + stand
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British Dictionary definitions for outstand

outstand
/ (藢a蕣t藞st忙nd) /

verb -stands, -standing or -stood
(intr) to be outstanding or excel
(intr) nautical to stand out to sea
(tr) archaic to last beyond
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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